5 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone

Do you know what crucial element could get in the way of your happiness and health? That would be fear. That pesky emotion always seems to stand in the way of progress. Thankfully, there are ways to combat it. Allow yourself to be a newbie. Imagine your worst nightmare and yourself responding well to it. Pay attention to the truth. Silence fear by letting yourself be thankful for new opportunities in life. Finally, do something that frightens you because facing new challenges can invigorate you.

Reflect on these key points:

  • 1One good way to address the fear and anxiety you feel when trying a new thing is to give yourself permission to be a novice and bad at it initially.
  • 2When we imagine how a fearful event will play out, we often find ourselves looping at the apex of whatever we expect to be most embarrassing or otherwise painful to live through.
  • 3It’s important to push past that loop and realize that that high tide of awfulness will recede into something bearable.

“According to Appio, doing something you’re afraid of can help reduce the intensity of your fear-and replace it with a positive outcome.”

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